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Skill comparison[edit]

Compare skills for different weapons for the same profession, so that choosing between weapons is easier.


Mesmer skills[edit]

Slot 1 skills[edit]

Skill Type Main Both Off-hand Description Recharge Stats
Spatial Surge greatsword Shoot a beam at your foe. The farther away they are, the more damage you deal.
 Damage.png Minimum Damage (3x): 279 (0.69)?
 Damage.png Maixmum Damage (3x): 405 (1.005)?
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 3
 Range.png Range: 1,200
Winds of Chaos staff Bounce an orb of energy between foes and allies that applies random boons to allies and random conditions to foes.
 Damage.png Damage: 121 (0.3)?
 Fury.png Fury (2s): 20% Critical Chance
 Might.png Might (5s): 30 Power, 30 Condition Damage
 Bleeding.png Bleeding (4s): 88 Damage
 Burning.png Burning (1s): 131 Damage
 Torment.png Torment (4s): 88 Damage, 127 Damage if Moving
 Miscellaneous effect.png Number of Bounces: 2
 Range.png Range: 1,200
Mind Slash sword Slash your foe to make them vulnerable.
 Damage.png Damage: 275 (0.75)?
 Vulnerability.png Vulnerability (5s): 1% Incoming Damage, 1% Incoming Condition Damage
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 3
 Range.png Range: 130
Ether Bolt chain scepter Shoot a bolt of energy at your target.
 Damage.png Damage: 183 (0.5)?
 Torment.png Torment (2s): 44 Damage, 64 Damage if Moving
 Range.png Range: 900
Siren's Call trident Unleash sonic energy that bounces between multiple foes, damaging and bleeding them. When it hits allies, it applies might, vigor, or swiftness.
 Damage.png Damage: 110
 Might.png Might (5s): 30 Power, 30 Condition Damage
 Swiftness.png Swiftness (2s): 33% Movement Speed
 Vigor.png Vigor (2s): 50% Endurance Regeneration
 Bleeding.png Bleeding (1s): 22 Damage
 Miscellaneous effect.png Number of Bounces: 3
 Range.png Range: 1,200
Stab (mesmer skill) spear Stab your foe.
 Damage.png Damage: 293 (0.8)?
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 3
 Range.png Range: 150
Mind Gash sword Gash your foe to make them vulnerable.
 Damage.png Damage: 275 (0.75)?
 Vulnerability.png Vulnerability (5s): 1% Incoming Damage, 1% Incoming Condition Damage
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 3
 Range.png Range: 130
Ether Clone Clone scepter Deliver a damaging attack directly to your target. Summon a clone that casts Ether Bolt. Inflict torment instead if you have the maximum number of illusions.
 Damage.png Damage: 275 (0.75)?
 Torment.png Torment (9s): 198 Damage, 286 Damage if Moving
 Range.png Range: 900
Ether Blast scepter Shoot a second bolt of energy at your target.
 Damage.png Damage: 183 (0.5)?
 Torment.png Torment (3s): 66 Damage, 95 Damage if Moving
 Range.png Range: 900
Mind Blast Create an explosion of magical energy, confusing your foe.
 Damage.png Damage: 160 (0.6)?
 Confusion.png Confusion (5s): 50 Damage, 50 Damage to Players on Skill Use, 96 Damage to Non-Players on Skill Use
 Confusion.png2 Confusion (3s): 60 Damage, 99 Damage to Players on Skill Use, 191 Damage to Non-Players on Skill Use
 Range.png Range: 900
Evasive Strike spear Evade while delivering a powerful final attack.
 Damage.png Damage: 367 (1)?
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 3
 Evade.png Evade: 10.5½s
 Range.png Range: 150
Jab (mesmer skill) spear Jab your foe.
 Damage.png Damage: 330 (0.9)?
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 3
 Range.png Range: 150
Mind Spike sword Stab your foe and rip a boon off of them. Does additional damage when the target has no boons.
 Damage.png Damage without Boons: 484 (2.0)?
 Damage.png Damage with Boons: 330 (1.0)?
 Miscellaneous effect.png Boons Removed: 1
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 3
 Range.png Range: 130


Slot 2 skills[edit]

Skill Type Main Both Off-hand Description Recharge Stats
Feigned Surge clone spear Surge toward your foe, striking enemies on the way and creating a clone upon reaching your initial target. 8
 Damage.png Damage: 880 (2.4)?
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
 Combo.png Combo Finisher: Leap
 Range.png Range: 900
Phase Retreat clone staff Teleport away from your target, summoning a clone that casts Winds of Chaos. 10
 Combo.png Combo Finisher: Leap
 Range.png Range: 1,200
Illusionary Counter clone scepter Block the next attack and counter by inflicting torment and creating two clones that cast Ether Bolt. 8
 Damage.png Damage: 367 (1.0)?
 Torment.png5 Torment (8s): 880 Damage, 1272 Damage if Moving
 Duration.png Evade: 0.5½s
 Duration.png Block Duration: 2s
 Range.png Range: 900
Blurred Frenzy sword Strike your foe with a flurry of strikes, distorting the space around you, making you evade attacks. 10
 Damage.png Damage (8x): 1,128 (3.0768)?
 Damage.png Damage (8x): 752 (2.0512)?
 Distortion.png Blur (1s): Evade all attacks.
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 3
 Range.png Range: 130
Mirror Blade clone greatsword Throw an illusionary greatsword that bounces between targets, damaging foes and giving might to allies. It creates a clone at its first target. 8
 Damage.png Damage: 403 (1.0)?
 Damage.png Damage: 242 (0.6)?
 Might.png3 Might (10s): 90 Power, 90 Condition Damage
 Vulnerability.png3 Vulnerability (3s): 3% Incoming Damage, 3% Incoming Condition Damage
 Miscellaneous effect.png Number of Bounces: 4
 Combo.png Combo Finisher: Physical Projectile
 Range.png Range: 1,200
 Miscellaneous effect.png Unblockable
Counterspell scepter Shoot out a bolt that blinds foes in a line and summons a clone to attack the first foe it strikes..
 Damage.png Damage: 37 (0.1)?
 Blinded.png Blindness (5s): Next outgoing attack misses.
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
 Range.png Range: 900
Feign spear Teleport back to you
[sic]
starting point, leaving behind a clone.
 Range.png Range: 1,200
Blinding Tide trident Expose your enemies, inflicting vulnerability in an area. 8
 Damage.png Damage: 293 (0.8)?
 Blinded.png Blindness (4s): Next outgoing attack misses.
 Vulnerability.png3 Vulnerability (8s): 3% Incoming Damage, 3% Incoming Condition Damage
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
 Range.png Range: 1,200
Deception (mesmer skill) clone Create a downed clone of yourself to attack your target. 15
 Stealth.png Stealth (2s): Invisible to foes.
 Range.png Range: 900
Phase Engage phantasm Sohothin Teleport toward your target, and summon three phantasmal swordsmen. Reduces cooldown on Flame Spit and Cataclysm. 5
 Healing.png Healing: 10%
 Distortion.png Distortion (1s): Immune to conditions and damage.
 Count Recharge.png Recharge Time Reduced: 2 secondss
 Range.png Range: 1,200

Slot 3 skills[edit]

Skill Type Main Both Off-hand Description Recharge Stats
Illusionary Leap clone sword Summon an illusion that leaps at your target, crippling them. After the initial leap, the clone will execute the Mind Slash sword chain. 12
 Damage.png Damage: 1 (0.003)?
 Crippled.png Cripple (1s): -50% Movement Speed
 Vulnerability.png2 Vulnerability (5s): 2% Incoming Damage, 2% Incoming Condition Damage
 Range.png Range: 600
Confusing Images scepter Channel a beam of energy that damages and confuses your foe. 12
 Damage.png Damage (7x): 1,953 (5.32)?
 Damage.png Damage (7x): 973 (2.66)?
 Confusion.png7 Confusion (7s): 490 Damage, 347 Damage to Players on Skill Use, 669 Damage to Non-Players on Skill Use
 Confusion.png7 Confusion (4s): 280 Damage, 347 Damage to Players on Skill Use, 669 Damage to Non-Players on Skill Use
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
 Range.png Range: 900
Phantasmal Warlock phantasm staff Summon two illusions that deal damage and inflict vulnerability. 18
 Damage.png Damage (3x): 498 (0.45)?
 Damage.png Damage (3x): 249 (0.225)?
 Vulnerability.png2 Vulnerability (5s): 2% Incoming Damage, 2% Incoming Condition Damage
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 3
 Range.png Range: 1,200
Phantasmal Mariner phantasm spear Perform an evasive strike and create an illusion that evades while attacking your foe in a flurry. 10
 Damage.png Damage (7x): 686 (0.7)?
 Damage.png Final Strike Damage: 393 (0.4)?
 Damage.png Evasive Strike Damage: 293 (0.8)?
 Evade.png Evade: 10.25¼s
 Range.png Range: 1,200
Imminent Voyage clone trident Retreat back, summoning a clone to attack your foe while granting chaos aura to nearby allies. 12
 Chaos Armor.png Chaos Aura (4s): Give yourself random boons and your foe random conditions whenever you are struck.
 Number of targets.png Number of Allied Targets: 5
 Radius.png Radius: 600
 Range.png Range: 1,200
Swap sword Swap locations with your clone. Immobilize nearby foes.
 Immobile.png Immobilize (2s): Unable to move.
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 3
 Combo.png Combo Finisher: Leap
 Range.png Range: 600
Phantasmal Rogue phantasm Summon a phantasmal rogue that deals increased damage from behind. If the rogue hits, the recharge of this skill is reduced. 8
 Damage.png Damage: 1,158 (1.15)?
 Count Recharge.png Recharge Reduced: 25%
 Range.png Range: 900
Mind Stab greatsword Thrust your greatsword into the ground, damaging foes and removing 1 boon. 12
 Damage.png Damage: 403 (1.0)?
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
 Radius.png Radius: 240
 Range.png Range: 1,200

Slot 4 skills[edit]

Skill Type Main Both Off-hand Description Recharge Stats
The Prestige torch Disappear in a cloud of smoke, blinding nearby foes and losing conditions. Reappear three seconds later, burning nearby foes. 30
 Damage.png Damage: 330 (1.0)?
 Stealth.png Stealth (3s): Invisible to foes.
 Blinded.png Blindness (5s): Next outgoing attack misses.
 Burning.png Burning (9s): 1179 Damage
 Miscellaneous effect.png Conditions Removed: 1
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
 Radius.png Radius: 240
 Combo.png Combo Finisher: Blast
Phantasmal Duelist phantasm pistol Fire multiple crippling bullets at your target and summon an illusion that unloads its pistols on your target. 20
 Damage.png Damage (3x): 120 (0.33)?
 Damage.png Illusion Damage (8x): 928 (0.92)?
 Crippled.png3 Cripple (1s): -50% Movement Speed
 Combo.png Combo Finisher: Physical Projectile (20% chance)
 Range.png Range: 1,200
Chaos Armor staff Apply a random condition to nearby foes and gain chaos armor. Chaos armor gives you random boons and your foe random conditions whenever you are struck. 30
 Chaos Armor.png Chaos Aura (5s): Give yourself random boons and your foe random conditions whenever you are struck.
 Protection.png Protection (5s): -33% Incoming Damage
 Regeneration.png Regen (3s): 390 Heal
 Swiftness.png Swiftness (5s): 33% Movement Speed
 Weakness.png Weakness (3s): -50% Endurance Regeneration, 50% Fumble (Unrestricted)
 Confusion.png Confusion (5s): 50 Damage, 50 Damage to Players on Skill Use, 96 Damage to Non-Players on Skill Use
 Crippled.png Cripple (3s): -50% Movement Speed
 Radius.png Radius: 240
Phantasmal Berserker phantasm greatsword Throw an illusionary greatsword that inflicts vulnerability in a line and then returns to you. Create a phantasm that uses a whirling attack to damage and cripple foes. 15
 Damage.png Damage (4x): 1,020 (0.92)?
 Damage.png Greatsword damage: 161 (0.4)?
 Crippled.png4 Cripple (1s): -50% Movement Speed
 Vulnerability.png3 Vulnerability (3s): 3% Incoming Damage, 3% Incoming Condition Damage
 Miscellaneous effect.png Number of Impacts: 4
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
 Pierces.png Pierces
 Range.png Range: 1,200
Temporal Curtain focus Create a wall of energy that grants swiftness to allies who cross it and cripples foes who touch it. Allies may cross the wall more than once but receive less swiftness after the first crossing. 25
 Swiftness.png Initial Swiftness (12s): 33% Movement Speed
 Swiftness.png Swiftness (1s): 33% Movement Speed
 Crippled.png Cripple (5s): -50% Movement Speed
 Duration.png Duration: 5s
 Combo.png Combo Field: Light
 Range.png Range: 900
Slipstream spear Create a current at your location that immobilizes enemies entering it and grants superspeed to allies passing through it. 25
 Damage.png Damage: 202 (0.55)?
 Super Speed.png Superspeed (8s):  Movement speed is greatly increased.
 Immobile.png Immobilize (3s): Unable to move.
 Duration.png Duration: 10s
 Miscellaneous effect.png Unblockable
Phantasmal Whaler phantasm trident Cast Siren's Call on nearby foes and create an illusion that confuses foes with a harpoon gun. 5
 Damage.png Damage (4x): 588 (0.6)?
 Confusion.png8 Confusion (6s): 480 Damage, 396 Damage to Players on Skill Use, 764 Damage to Non-Players on Skill Use
 Confusion.png4 Confusion (3s): 120 Damage, 198 Damage to Players on Skill Use, 382 Damage to Non-Players on Skill Use
 Miscellaneous effect.png Number of Casts: 3
 Maximum Count.png Maximum Count: 2
 Count Recharge.png Count Recharge: 15s
 Radius.png Radius: 600
 Range.png Range: 1,200
Illusionary Riposte clone sword Block your foe and create an illusion when attacked. 12
 Damage.png Damage: 734 (2.0)?
 Evade.png Evade: 0.5½s
 Duration.png Block Duration: 20.5½s
 Range.png Range: 900
Counter Blade sword Shoot out a bolt that dazes foes in a line.
 Damage.png Damage: 37 (0.1)?
 Daze.png Daze: 2 seconds
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
 Range.png Range: 900
Into the Void focus Shatter your Temporal Curtain, pulling nearby enemies toward its position.
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
 Radius.png Radius: 600

Slot 5 skills[edit]

Skill Type Main Both Off-hand Description Recharge Stats
Chaos Storm staff Create a magical storm at the target location that applies random conditions to foes and boons to allies. 35
 Damage.png Damage: 133 (0.33)?
 Aegis.png Aegis (3s): Block the next incoming attack.
 Retaliation.png Retaliation (3s): Reflect incoming damage back to its source.
 Swiftness.png Swiftness (3s): 33% Movement Speed
 Chilled.png Chilled (1s): -66% Skill Recharge Rate, -66% Movement Speed
 Poisoned.png Poisoned (4s): 134 Damage, -33% Heal Effectiveness
 Weakness.png Weakness (2s): -50% Endurance Regeneration, 50% Fumble (Unrestricted)
 Daze.png Daze: 1 second
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
 Radius.png Radius: 240
 Combo.png Combo Field: Ethereal
 Range.png Range: 1,200
Phantasmal Warden phantasm focus Create a phantasm that throws axes at nearby targets and creates a defensive bubble, protecting itself and allies from projectiles. 20
 Damage.png Damage (12x): 1,692 (1.68)?
 Vulnerability.png12 Vulnerability (5s): 12% Incoming Damage, 12% Incoming Condition Damage
 Range.png Range: 1,200
Phantasmal Mage phantasm torch Strike and burn nearby foes. Create an illusion that releases a massive wave of fire that burns, confuses, and interrupts foes. 30
 Damage.png Damage: 504 (0.5)?
 Burning.png Burning (9s): 1179 Damage
 Confusion.png3 Confusion (3s): 90 Damage, 149 Damage to Players on Skill Use, 287 Damage to Non-Players on Skill Use
 Daze.png Daze: 0.5½ seconds
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
 Radius.png Radius: 240
 Range.png Range: 1,200
Illusionary Wave greatsword Push back all foes in front of you with a wave of magical energy. 30
 Damage.png Damage: 121 (0.3)?
 Knockback.png Knockback: 450
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
 Range.png Range: 450
Phantasmal Swordsman phantasm sword Perform a sword strike and create an illusion that attacks your foe. If the sword strike hits, you gain might. 15
 Damage.png Damage: 504 (0.5)?
 Damage.png Sword strike damage: 183 (0.5)?
 Might.png8 Might (10s): 240 Power, 240 Condition Damage
 Might.png4 Might (10s): 120 Power, 120 Condition Damage
 Miscellaneous effect.png Sword Strike Range: 130
 Combo.png Combo Finisher: Leap
 Range.png Range: 1,200
Vortex spear Create a vortex at your location, pulling nearby foes toward you. 40
 Damage.png Damage (9x): 1,323 (3.6)?
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
 Miscellaneous effect.png Pulses: 9
 Duration.png Duration: 8s
 Radius.png Initial Pull Radius: 600
 Radius.png Radius: 240
 Combo.png Combo Field: Ethereal
Illusion of Drowning trident Sink enemies around your target with an illusionary anchor. 25
 Damage.png Damage: 469 (1.28)?
 Sink.png Sink: 2 seconds
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
 Radius.png Radius: 300
 Range.png Range: 1,200
Magic Bullet pistol Hit up to four foes with a single shot, inflicting confusion on each foe. In addition, the first target is stunned, the second is dazed, and the third is blinded. 25
 Damage.png Damage: 73 (0.2)?
 Confusion.png3 Confusion (5s): 150 Damage, 149 Damage to Players on Skill Use, 287 Damage to Non-Players on Skill Use
 Confusion.png3 Confusion (3s): 90 Damage, 149 Damage to Players on Skill Use, 287 Damage to Non-Players on Skill Use
 Blinded.png Blindness (5s): Next outgoing attack misses.
 Daze.png Daze: 2 seconds
 Stun.png Stun: 20.5½ seconds
 Miscellaneous effect.png Number of Bounces: 3
 Combo.png Combo Finisher: Physical Projectile
 Range.png Range: 1,200